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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: 14th Annual Colloquium of the Spanish Graduate Association

Short Title: SaGA
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Start Date: 14-Mar-2014 - 14-Mar-2014
Contact: Rita De Luca Guerriero
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The Spanish Graduate Association (SaGA) and the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the University of Central Florida announces its 14th Annual Colloquium. Topics for discussions are: Peninsular, Spanish American, and Hispanics in the U.S. literature, linguistics, culture, and creative writing.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Paula Kempchinsky, Ph. D., from University of Iowa
Topic: Subjunctive Complements: Evolution in Linguistic Theory
Linguistic Subfield: Ling & Literature; General Linguistics
Subject Language: Spanish
LL Issue: 25.297

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